SlottsbiografenThursday, 26 October 21:00
ReginaSunday, 29 October 17:00
Set in a busy street of Dar es Salaam, this film offers, through a shoeshine boy, a conscious and subconscious perspective of the space and people of his city ranging from the local politician to University students as well as the neighbor tea maker. This short-film is both a social commentary and an artistic depiction of the life and aspirations of a working child.
TUKO MACHO, EPISODE 1
An ordinary man turns vigilante to take on the rampant crime and corruption in Nairobi, in this interactive web series that rallies the audience to vote on the fate of criminals. If
you had the chance to condemn a criminal to death, would you do it?
WE ARE KOKOKO!
An explosive alternative band is thriving in Kinshasa. They invent their own instruments
out of found objects: a one string guitar, a typewriter drum machine, water bottles
pitched to play melodies, and a talk box made from a car cassette player.
A lonely writer is about to write his next book about life as a prostitute because he was raised by a prostitute mother. The research becomes a struggle for him as he gets to understand the lives of these women.
TUKO, LIFE IN GOMA
Away from war and natural disasters, young directors explore Goma’s peculiar phenomena like the similarities between the church and bar culture. Get to know this city from another point of view. The film was made as part of a workshop on web series, in collaboration of Amelia Umuhire and the Goethe Institute.